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Did you miss one of New-York Historical's recent public programs? Recordings of select programs are available here as streaming audio.

Podcasts of select programs are also available on New-York Historical’s iTunes library. These files can easily be downloaded and played on any Mac, PC or portable device and even burned to a CD.

November 2017
Audio
George Washington and the Battle for the Nation's Capital
November 9th, 2017
Richard Brookhiser, Dale Gregory (moderator)

Historian Richard Brookhiser, in conversation with New-York Historical’s Vice President for Public Programs, Dale Gregory, discusses George Washington’s 1777 fight to save the Americans’ seat of government in Philadelphia.

Duration: 56:59

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November 2017
Audio
Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom
November 6th, 2017
Russell Shorto

Historian Russell Shorto, author of Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom, uncovers the diverse stories of six historical figures on the eve of the American Revolution—a Native American warrior, a British aristocrat, a woman, a slave, a laborer, and George Washington himself.

Duration: 56:02

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October 2017
Audio
Sex and the Constitution from America's Origins to the 21st Century
October 21st, 2017
Geoffrey R. Stone, Amy Adler (moderator)

Legal scholars Geoffrey R. Stone and Amy Adler discuss Stone’s book Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America's Origins to the Twenty-First Century and tackle Constitutional issues including obscenity, abortion, and gay rights.

Duration: 01:23:46

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October 2017
Audio
Civil Wars: From Ancient Rome to the Modern Middle East
October 19th, 2017
David Armitage

Historian David Armitage uncovers the meaning of the term “civil war” from Ancient Rome to the present day.

Duration: 56:02

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October 2017
Audio
America’s Fragile Democracy
October 18th, 2017
Samuel Issacharoff, Jeffrey Toobin (moderator)

Legal scholar Samuel Issacharoff, the Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law, and Jeffrey Toobin, staff writer at The New Yorker, discuss America’s democratic institutions.

Duration: 59:39

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